The US aid package to Greenland marks a new chapter in a long, complex relationship

The US aid package to Greenland marks a new chapter in...

There are multiple ways to seek to understand what a new aid package from the U.S. to Greenland announced last week means. But one...
How US policy threatens existing Arctic governance  

How US policy threatens existing Arctic governance  

The current international cooperation in the Arctic — and the structures that allow it — have grown in the past few decades. But now...
The US writes, but does not implement, Arctic strategies

The US writes, but does not implement, Arctic strategies

The U.S. government wrote a great deal about Arctic strategy in 2019, but it would be nice to see concrete commitments to go along...
Trump’s reversal on Alaska ocean mapping will help the Arctic

Trump’s reversal on Alaska ocean mapping will help the Arctic

An international effort to create a definitive map of the ocean floor by 2030 will get a boost from the Trump administration’s plan to...
Russia stands ready to work together in the Arctic

Russia stands ready to work together in the Arctic

In 2021 the Russian Federation will assume the presidency in the Arctic Council — a forum of Arctic countries focusing on the development of...
Why climate policy makers should listen more carefully to the Arctic’s Indigenous peoples

Why climate policy makers should listen more carefully to the Arctic’s...

While the global spotlight has placed climate change on many regional and national agendas, it’s easy to overlook smaller scale efforts to adapt and...
Some Alaska villages don’t need to ‘imagine a day without water’

Some Alaska villages don’t need to ‘imagine a day without water’

Every year, the national “Imagine a Day without Water” campaign raises awareness and educates Americans about the value of water in everyday life. In October...
Why Greenlanders are taking Trump’s interest very seriously

Why Greenlanders are taking Trump’s interest very seriously

Annex Greenland? We can ask the question, when Russia can annex Crimea, why would the United States hesitate with Greenland? I think that a U.S....
Trump’s Greenland sideshow needs to be shelved

Trump’s Greenland sideshow needs to be shelved

Forget the gibberish from President Donald Trump; the United States is not interested in buying Greenland. It’s not a “real estate deal.” It’s an absurd...
Alaska’s governor ignores lawmakers and the public in his push to dismantle the state’s university system

Alaska’s governor ignores lawmakers and the public in his push to...

In the five months since Gov. Mike Dunleavy introduced a plan to wipe out more than 40 percent of state funding for the University...